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Old 08-22-2015, 03:22 AM
 
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This is relevant for General Knowledge on Islam

The Quran claim itself as Perfect.
Here is a take that it is otherwise.

This is a very thick book.
Here are the Chapters in Part 2.
Please review the other parts of the Book.

CHAPTER IV: ‘35 SAYINGS’ ABOUT THE SEVEN ‘FORMS’?
    • ‘The Qur’an Was Revealed In Seven Forms (Ahruf)’
    • Does Islam ‘Know’ Exactly What The ‘7 Forms’ Contained?
    • Why Have The ‘7 Ahruf’ Become ‘Unknown’?
    • Who Removed ‘6 Forms’ (Ahruf) From Use?
CHAPTER V: ‘UTHMAN’S TEXTS HAD DISCREPANCIES
    • a/ The Reason For Making ‘One’ Text
    • b/ What Happened to The ‘Originals’?
    • c/ Discrepancies Between `Uthman’s Manuscripts (Graphic Forms)
CHAPTER VI: THE ANCIENT QUR'ANIC DISCREPANCIES TODAY
    • a/ The Seven Readers
    • b/ Several Of These ‘Readings’ Are Still In Print Today
    • c/ Expected Variations between the Hafs and Warsh ‘Readings’
    • d/ ‘Uthman’s Corruptions Accepted As Divine Qur’an Till Today
    • e/ "This Would Question The Perfection of God And The Validity of The Text"
CHAPTER VII: PROTECTING ALLAH - THE ILLUSION OF 1985
    • a/ The Final ‘Outwitting’ a New Medinan Text or "Now You See Them, Now You Don’t"
    • b/ ‘Kithman’, ‘Taqiyya’, ‘Tauriya’
    • c/ ‘Originals’ In Tashkent And Istanbul? - Part of The Illusion.
    • d/ The Samarqand Manuscript - Is It ‘The Imam’ Manuscript?
CHAPTER VIII: EDITING THE QUR’AN IN 1924
    • The Regional Manuscript Traditions In Print And In Use By Islam Today
    • The 1924 Royal Cairo ‘EDITION’ - The Oral Tradition vs Manuscripts
a/ Altering The Graphic Form
b/ ‘Purifying’ The Reading




CHAPTER IX: SAMARQAND VS. 1924 EDITION - ‘THE SAME’?
    • Extensive Textual Comparison (Appendix A)
    • "They Will Be found to Be Identical"?
    • Why Are They ‘Outwitting’ The Ummah?
    • Evidence That the Samarqand Manuscript Is Not An ‘Original’
    • ‘... Mix In One Small Portion of the Syrian Text..."’
CHAPTER X: "BUT ONLY CONJECTURE TO FOLLOW"
    • Where Is The One Reading For The ‘Last Form’?
    • ‘The Qur’an’ Or ‘Qur’an’
    • The Readings Today - Their Origins And Consequences
a/ The True Origins Of The Readings
b/ "The Seven [Readers] And Their Defects" - Disagreement Over The Readings
c/ Rationalising The Acceptance Of Differences In The Readings
(1) Different Transmitters Of The Same Reading Disagreed.
(2) The Need To Go Beyond ‘Uthman’s Graphic Forms.
(3) The Need To Believe There Is "More Than One Revelation".




d/ Readings Based On "A Consonantal Text That Differs"
    • Why The Acceptance Of The ‘7’, ‘10’ And ‘14’ Readings
    • The ‘New 7 Readings’ Conflict In Many Ways With The Manuscripts
a/ Deliberately Going Beyond ‘Uthman’s Graphic Forms



b/ Because "The Men Around Muhammad... Were Not Able To Write Well"
    • Qur’anic Arabic - ‘Correcting ‘, ‘Overriding’, "Adding To" And ‘Ignoring’ The ‘Uthmanic Texts
CHAPTER XI: TAMPERING WITH "ALLAH’S WORDS"!!
    • Did "Allah" Say ‘No’ Or ‘Yes’? - Scholars Differ - So Do The Texts!!
    • In Conclusion
    • Mr. Deedat Trades Old ‘Last Testament’ For New ‘Last Testament’ & Some ‘NO’s for ‘YES’s
[SIZE=4]CHAPTER XII: "DO YOU ATTRIBUTE THESE ERRORS TO GOD?"[/SIZE]




[SIZE=4]CHAPTER XIII: ERRORS, OMISSIONS, ADDITIONS - EDITING[/SIZE]
    • a/ Should It Be Spelled With ‘ ’ (ta’ tawila) ‘ ’ or (ta’ marbuta)?
    • b/ ‘Dagger-Alifs’
(1) ‘Originals’ or non - ‘Uthmanic ‘Additions’?
(2) For Replacing Thousands of Missing Alifs
(3) For Correcting ‘THE Divine Name’?
(4) Not Part of ‘Qur’anic Script’
(5) Numbers And Placement Differ in The Hafs And Warsh Texts
(6) A Dagger Alif Is Not A ‘Ya-alif’.



(7) For Replacing A Waw With An Alif
    • c/ Playing With ‘Uthman’s Graphic Form - The Shaddah
(1) To Extend The Text
(2) To Alter The Meaning



(3) For ‘Correcting’ THE Name Of God
    • d/ Silencing The Surplus Waw - And More
    • e/ More ‘Silencing’
    • f/ More Symbols Ignored
    • g/ A ‘Strange Pronunciation’?
    • h/ Other Consonants Missing Or Added - Yas, Waws & Nuns
1/ Yas Omitted
2/ Waws Missing



3/ Nuns Missing
    • i/ Sins Missing - "Allah’s Wisdom"
    • 50 000 Errors In The Qur’an?
[SIZE=4]CHAPTER XIV: SOME MORE PERSPECTIVES[/SIZE]
    • Heretical Steps?
    • More Alterations To ‘Uthman’s Texts
    • ‘Uthman’s Graphic Form Or "The Ottoman Script"?

 
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